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- adj. imbricate, with the successively overlapping ends directed downward
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Imbricated, with the overlapping ends directed downward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, imbricated, or successively overlapping downward: noting an involucre in which the exterior scales are progressively longer than the interior ones.
ob- + imbricate (Wiktionary)